Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eulecanium tiliae

Eulecanium tiliae(Linnaeus, 1758)

nut scale, brown gooseberry scale

polyphagous on woody plants

Eulecanium tiliae: female scale on Tilia spec./

Tilia spec., Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Meerhout, 28.iv.2012 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: fresh female

Eulecanium tiliae: female scale on Tilia spec./

intense ant attendance

Eulecanium tiliae: scales on Quercus robur

Quercus robur, Biddinghuizen, Spijk- en Bremerbergbos, 21.vi.2019 © Hans Jonkman

Eulecanium tiliae: scales on Quercus robur

closer look

Eulecanium tiliae: female scale

© The Food and Environment Research Agency, from Malumphy & Kahrer (2011a)

parasite

Female with egg, oval, strongly convex, yellowish-brown to dark brown, shiny; up to 6.5 mm long and 6 mm wide. Fresh scales highly variable in colour, cream, pale yellow or reddish brown with irregular brown and reddish transverse bands.

host plants

Acacia; Acer campestre, platanoides, pseudoplatanus; Aesculus hippocastanum; Alnus glutinosa; Betula pendula; Carpinus betulus; Cercis siliquastrum; Cornus alba, sanguinea, sericea; Corylus avellana; Crataegus crus-galli, monogyna, rhipidophylla; Cydonia oblonga; Cytisus scoparius; Elaeagnus; Fagus orientalis, sylvatica; Ficus carica; Fragaria vesca; Fraxinus excelsior; Juglans regia; Leycesteria formosa; Malus domestica, sylvestris; Morus; Nerium oleander; Pistacia terebinthus subsp. palaestina, vera; Platanus orientalis; Populus nigra; Prunus armeniaca, domestica, dulcis, persica, spinosa; Pyrus communis; Quercus cerris, petraea subsp. iberica, robur & subsp.pedunculiflora; Robinia pseudoacacia; Rosa; Rubus sanctus; Salix alba; Sorbus aria; Tilia cordata, x europaea, platyphyllos; Ulmus glabra, minor; Wisteria sinensis.

Most frequent on Rosaceae.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as second instar larva.

synonyms

Eulecanium, Lecanium, coryli (Linnaeus, 1758).

references

Bolu (2021a), Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a), Cebeci̇ & Selmi̇ (2004a), Ćwierzyk & Dziedzicka (1987a), Dziedzicka (1988a), Fetykó (2014a), Gómez-Menor Ortega (1960a, 1965a), Hellrigl (2004a), Jansen (1999b, 2013a), Japoshvili & Karaca (2002a), Kaydan, Ülgentürk, Özdemi̇r & Ulusoy (2014a), Köhler (2009b), Köhler & Eisenschmidt (2005a), Koteja & Żak-Ogaza (1966a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Kozár & Ostafichuk (1987a), Malumphy (2010a). Malumphy & Badmin (2012a), Malumphy & Kahrer (2011a), Malumphy & Ostrauskas (2009a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a, 2010a), Masten Milek, Seljak, Šimala ao (2016a), O’Connor, Gertsson & Malumphy (2013a), Salisbury, Halstead & Malumphy (2010a), Schmutterer & Hoffmann (2003a), Ülgentürk & Toros (1999a), ScaleNet (2018), Seljak (2010a), Tavakkoli Korghond & Lotfalizadeh (2018a), Trencheva, Gounari, Trenchev & Kapaxidi (2009a), Trencheva, Trenchev, Tomov, ao (2012a), Ülgentürk (2001a), Ülgentürk & Dokuyucu (2019a), Żak-Ogaza & Koteja (1964a).

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